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Getting to Know - Tyler Blackett

Getting to Know - Tyler Blackett
A series where we, as the title suggest; get to know those within the Manchester United camp.

Name - Tyler Nathan Blackett

Date of Birth - 2nd April 1994

Place of Birth - Manchester, England

Position - Defender

Height - 1.87m (6 ft 2 in)

Youth Career -
2002-2012 - Manchester United

Senior Career -
2012+ Manchester United
2013-2014 - Blackpool (loan)
2014 - Birmingham City (loan)

International Career -
2009 - England U16
2011 - England U17
2011-2012 - England U18
2012-2013 - England U19
2014+ England U21

Interesting Facts -

1 - Blackett joined the Manchester United Academy in 2002, aged eight.

2 - Blackett is eligible to play for three international teams; England, Barbados and Jamaica. He has represented England at multiple youth levels.

3 - Blackett`s performances in the last season, 2014-15, led to praise from Louis van Gaal.

4 - Blackett made his debut for Manchester United in August 2014, playing a full 90 minutes in the first match of the 2014/15 season against Swansea City.

5 - Blackett was featured in the England U16 squad when they won their ninth consecutive Victory Shield.

Writer:Charlie Bacchus
Date:Tuesday August 11 2015
Time: 4:09PM

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